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While the DIY Book Scanner project shows you how to build your own scanner, Google’s vacuum-assisted Linear Book Scanner is also an option. Google has patented the design but is offering it online as a free license. [via core77]

John Baichtal

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net


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  3. This is COOL.
    But how much it is going be?
    i saw some company already have cheaper solution for book scanner.
    came across this product called xcanex.
    but google sound better

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